Skip to comments.Prosecutor: Gang Members Involved In Officer Shooting [Indianapolis]
Posted on 08/31/2011 10:09:31 AM PDT by DemforBush
INDIANAPOLIS -- Both men charged in connection with the shooting of an Indianapolis police officer last week are gang members, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday.
Formal charges were filed against Eugenio Gonzalez-Rarmirez, 18, and Johnny Taboada-Perez, 22, in the Friday shooting of Officer Dustin Carmack, 6News' Derrik Thomas reported.
Gonzalez-Ramirez, who police believe was the triggerman in the shooting, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery, carjacking, carrying a handgun without a license and a criminal gang enhancement...
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And the perps’ immigration status is _____________.
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They probably have visas issued by Los Zetas or el Cartel de Nuevo Leon.
“Gonzalez-Ramirez faces preliminary charges of attempted murder, aggravated battery, battery, carrying a handgun without a license and a criminal gang activity enhancement. He was being held on $500,000 bond and an Immigration hold. Jail records show he is a citizen of Mexico.”
I would expect to see those two gangs falling under some additional scrutiny in the coming weeks.
I pray for the recovery of the officer.
BUT can I ask just what the heck, “criminal gang enhancement” is?
To me that is some kind of crap this administration will come up with and charge Tea Party members with???
From what I’ve read, criminal gang enhancement basically means that if the crime you commit happens to be in relationship to or in furtherance of gang activity, there can be significant extra time added to your sentence.
So, I guess it’s sort of like a hate crime law, only for gang bangers?